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Which version of Android is running on the recently announced Kindle Fire HD, Amazon seems to fail to mention that detail in the specifications they list for Kindle Fire HD

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CyanogenMod 10 (as soon as it's hackable) ;-) currently – ce4 Sep 7 '12 at 12:36
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Amazon confirms Kindle Fire HD models use Android 4.0 under the hood.

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ups ... you beat me to it! +1 – Zuul Sep 7 '12 at 12:43

By this comparison between Kindle Fire HD 7" and Nexus 7 done by CNET, it uses a custom Android 4.0 version.

Scroll down to the comparison table to see it

From the official product page, there's no corroborating information about it.

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Amazon confirms ICS is running the Kindle Fire HD. For more infos follow this blogpost

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